Eduardo Matos Moctezuma

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series

In 2017 Harvard inaugurated the Eduardo Matos Moctezuma lecture series, the first time in Harvard’s history that a lecture series has honored a Mexican. Watch this video to join the celebration of the exemplary careers of Eduardo Matos Moctezuma and his friend Alfredo López Austin who gave the 2018 lecture.

This short, powerful video taken at the Museo Nacional de Antropología e História in Mexico City shows clips of the night Alfredo gave his terrific lecture “El Día que Salío el Sol: Trece Pasos y un Canto”. See Matos, David Carrasco and especially Maestro Alfredo speaking, being honored on stage and then adored by his young students, admirers and colleagues while signing autographs.

This event was sponsored by the Moses Mesoamerican Archive, the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies and the Divinity School at Harvard University. Video by Joseph Tovares.